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SaginawChippewa Indian Tribe Council

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation.

Our Tribal Council
The 2019-2021 Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Council: (left to right) Ronald F. Ekdahl, Carmen Otto, Theresa Jackson, Chaplain Alice Jo Ricketts, Sergeant-at-Arms Martha Wemigwans, Sub-Chief Joe Kequom, Chief Tim J. Davis, Treasurer Maia Spotted Tail, Secretary Jennifer L. Wassegijig, Gayle Ruhl, District Two Representative Ron Nelson and Chip Neyome.

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Information Technology: Training
Information Technology: Training
The IT Technical Training Division is available to assist all associates within the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's organization. Our goal is to support and aid associates with their job duties and help them understand and effectively utilize the Microsoft Office Products. We offer a variety of instructor led Microsoft Office training sessions, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Publisher. We also offer ongoing Keyboarding courses to increase your typing efficiency.

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A selection from the Ziibiwing Cultural Center
A Ziibiwing Center Collection
With the help of our contributors in 2007, the ZC Collections Committee acquired 1,483 artifacts that are beneficial to the cultural and spiritual well-being of the tribe.

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Human Resources

The Human Resources Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe handles all recruitment, application and job placement for individuals interested in seeking employment here. There are a wide variety of available opportunities. The tribe supports an array of activities similar to what you find in any municipality, including hotel and gaming enterprises, governmental services, and educational administration.

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Job Hotline
Employment Center

Native National News

Trump signs order creating task force on missing and murdered Native Americans

President Trump signed an executive order establishing a task force to address the rash of violence against missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska natives, an issue the administration has been focusing on in recent months.
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Joy Harjo Will Give Her Inaugural Reading As 23rd Poet Laureate Consultant In Poetry

Joy Harjo is the first Native American poet to serve in the position—she is an enrolled member of the Muscogee Creek Nation. The event will be live-streamed on the Library’s Facebook page at and its YouTube site (with captions) at
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Sacred Fire Lunch Today!
Published: 2/13/2020 2:30:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

Please join us today for Anishinaabemowin Sacred fire lunch Menu: taco bar with fruit
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Tribe receives National Leadership Grant for Libraries
Published: 2/13/2020 12:16:00 PM - Public Relations

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe is pleased to announce the award of $238,420.00 dollars from the Institute of Museum and Library Services
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Anishinaabemowin Family Bingo
Published: 2/12/2020 10:18:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 at the 7th Generation Ceremonial Building
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Comics Workshop
Published: 2/11/2020 3:24:00 PM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

A COMICS WORKSHOP with Elizabeth LaPensee and Dan Stinehart will take place at the Anishinabe Authors’ Gathering & Book Fair. Workshop is free & open to the public. Materials will be provided. Join us!
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Mkwataakziwinan Event CANCELED
Published: 2/10/2020 11:13:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Due to unforeseen circumstances the remainder of these events are canceled. We apologize for an inconvenience this may have caused.
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February 2020 SCIT Events
Published: 2/6/2020 11:37:00 AM - Public Relations

February 2020 SCIT Events
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Ziibiwing Experimental Art - Spots Available
Published: 2/6/2020 10:02:00 AM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Feb. 10 & 12 for 5:30 -8pm at the Ziibiwing Center.
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Live Webcast - Tribal Council Regular Session - February 4, 2020
Published: 2/3/2020 2:57:00 PM - Council

Watch a live webcast of the Tribal Council Regular Session on February 4, 2020
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